Reservoir Research

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Many bird species migrate to Tennessee from Canada, and take up residence on our wetlands. We are researching the importance of mudflats and how that habitat impacts shorebirds.


Recent Publications

Economic and social assessment of Canton reservoir in Northwestern Oklahoma.  Darby, Z. D.  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

Ranavirus invasions: 50 years of research- now let's do something about it!.  Gray, M. J.  2019.  Zoological Society of London Symposium, London, England. April, 2019. [Abstract]

Estimated Economic Impacts from Tennessee Valley Authority’s Chickamauga, Norris, and Watts Bar Reservoirs Shoreline Property Owners’ and Onsite Visitors’ Recreational Expenditures.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, and K. L. Jensen.  2017.  Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group Report, April 2017.

Informed stakeholder support for managing invasive Hydrilla verticillata linked to wildlife deaths in a southeastern reservoir Fouts, K. L., N. C. Poudyal, R. Moore, J. Herrin, and S. B. Wilde.  2017.  Lake and Reservoir Management, 33 (3): 260-269.

Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic and Salmonella Gorman, S., V. Nettles, D. Paulsen, R. T. Trout Fryxell, A. L. Wszelaki, J. R. Buchanan, and F. Critzer.  2017.  Internation Assocation for Food Protection Annual Conference, Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic. P1-42. International Association for Food Protection, 2017 Annual Conference, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL, July 9-12, 2017. [Abstract]

Results from visitor and property owner surveys on Chickamauga, Norris, and Watts Bar Reservoir in summer 2016.  Poudyal, N. C., H. Gotwald, B. C. English, K. L. Jensen, R. J. Menard, C. Caplenor, C. Maldonado, and D. Watkins.  2017.  Research Project Report Submitted to Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN, pp. 222.

Selective Predation by Reintroduced Juvenile Lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Ft. Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee (USA) Todd M. Amacker, and J. B. Alford.  2017.  Environmental Biology of Fishes, 100(10): 1301-1314. [Abstract]

Diet of and Prey Availability for Reintroduced Juvenile Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Ft. Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee Amacker, T. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Mapping Lake Sturgeon spawning habitat in the Upper Tennessee River using side-scan sonar Walker, Daniel J., and J. B. Alford.  2016.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36(5):1097-1105. [Abstract]

A Comprehensive Evaluation of Benthic Invertebrate Communities in the Emory River, Watts Bar Reservoir, TN.  Suzanne Young  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

Effects of exogenous abscisic acid application on carotenoids and fruit quality in 'Micro-tina' tomatoes.  Barickman, T. C., C. E. Sams, and D. A. Kopsell.  2012.  Proceedings of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America 2011 Annual Meeting, pp. 42-43, Chicago, IL. [Abstract]

Is Brazil the reservoir of future agricultural productive capacity? Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(41). October 12, 2012.